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... to the metro, and then took the metro to the intercity bus station where I caught the bus to Safranbolu.
The drive was really pretty, and I wished that I had had a little more time to spend in Safranbolu. It's quite famous for the well-preserved Ottoman architecture there, as well as - you guessed it - Saffron, which was one of the major commodities traveling this way via the Silk Road. Technically, the name means ...
We slept well in our real bed, even though it was a little on the hard side. Les checked on Logan and gave him a walk.I checked the weather forecast -2 outside! , We enjoyed a large breakfast of toast, tomato, cucumber, cheeses and sausage, washed down with coffee. The chap looking after us and the hotel, had some walnuts from his tree, he had roasted them and shelled them for us to try.
We walked around the village to take some photos, ...
... the afternoon we booked a hotel on line, many of the houses at Safranbolu have been converted into hotels. The rates are really reasonable and we are looking forward to staying in a historic building.
When we arrived we struggled to get onto the street where the hotel is, a lot of cars kept making us reverse out of the parked up cobbled square. Eventually we stood our ground and forced our way onto the narrow lane, as we ...
... streets looking at stuff on display and finally sat down for light refreshments. I say aimlessly because had it been past noon, we probably would have had a goal in mind - i.e. a place to have a beer, a rare find in this part of the world. Then back to the hotel for a nap before mid-afternoon lunch, another nap and odd jobs like living and cleaning my bike, and re packing for the last four day stretch. Supper in the hotel was as good as last ...
... too. On return to the hotel there was five of his university cycling club friend waiting to meet us. One spoke good English and he peppered us with questions about the tour, wondering what it was like in China and the 'stan' countries. We wrapped that up with handshakes and sent them on their way. A nice group of tomorrow's professionals. Next: a beer in my room, a nap, an authentic and delicious Turkish supper at the hotel and then bed. ...
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Baris Mah. Araphaci Sok. No:1 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu | Hotelfrom $73
Cesme Mah. Hukumet Sok. No:46 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Baris Mah. Cambaz Sokak No: 27, Safranbolu | 2 star hotelfrom $148
Cesme Mah. Mescit Sok. No:1 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Baglarbasi Mah. Koyici Meydani Arslanlar Cad. No:2 Safranbolu Merkez, Safranbolu | Hotelfrom $74